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My name is Maizie
24 Febuary, 2002 ---7 November,
and I am the new girl on the search
I am three years old
assist my master in his
search of Adamson Information.
When I first learned that I was
to have a new master, I was taken to the vet to be checked over.
Without knowing, I tested positive for Heart Worms and had to be
treated before I could go live with Dad. The treatment
that difficult, but just required me to be kept calm for several
After the treatment, I met Dad, and we drove to my new
staying in the house, but I do like going outside too. I just
be with Dad.
I am hopeful
that we start traveling soon.
Dad has told me so much about his travels with previous helpers.
I will meet his relatives in all these states plus several
others. This page will become my diary as we travel.
One of my first
wanted to visit was the Hickory Ridge Cemetery in
Brown County, Ohio.
The tombstone is for
John Wesley Adamson
Dad told me that he
had a photograph of Dober
taken (1998) at this tombstone. He also had a photograph of
taken (1999) at this same tombstone. They are included so you can
see that we are closely related.
at Hickory Ridge Cemetery
already winter when I came to live with Dad. He told me
need some training before we could do much traveling. After the
week of training, we have traveled to four different cemeteries
two them more than once. Wow, when Dad said I needed
he didn't mention that I had to learn to read. He told me
didn't have to learn all the names just to recognize the surname
"Adamson" ! So I shall
try. I would rather go chase a bird, a rabbit or inspect
I guess I should help. Dad said I would eat better if I helped!
Dad said we would be leaving in late April or early may
to IL, IN, OH, PA and maybe even to GA and
I never had any toys to play
I never learned how to play. I want to but I hide them from Dad
and he can't find them. I bury them under the blankets on the
behind the bed where they fall onto the floor
where he can't reach them. I also go outside and find goodies to
find bones to chew on and take them to our room to chew on.
Dad and I watching TV
Our first trip was to New Mexico and Texas. We were gone four
I really learned a lot about travel, camping out, meeting new
and relatives and about the heat in New Mexico. When Dad
preparing me for the trip, I never took a nap in the van. Our
nights out, I was unsure about what to do at night, so I
sleep much. (Dad didn't neither). However, I figured out
night we were to sleep, then everything was OK. Dad
ride next to him on a pad and pillow between the seats of the
Later, I would stretch out on both. We spent four days at
reunion campout. There were over 150 people there that Dad
in his career. Then we went to see one of Dad's
I likes Cydies's place the best. She had three big dogs. I
friends with the younger dog named Trey.
After New Mexico, we went to West Texas and then to San Antonio
Dad's grandson graduate. Our trip was four weeks and
three thousand miles. Dad said that I passed the test, so
was to IL, IN, OH and PA. Dad said there was to be lots
of cemeteries, and there was. I saw some new sights and many new
people. We even went to two Adamson Reunions. I enjoyed camping
look forward to our next trip.
Cloudcroft New Mexico, May 2005. Silver Campground,
It was 102 to 105 degrees in Las Cruces and El Paso, So Dad
know where a place where we could cool off for a few days.
in the Low 80's in the day time, which we enjoyed but the
folks thought it was warm. At night it got down to the mid 40's,
slept good. The campground did not have many campers
schools were still in session. I learned when in developed
campgrounds, I had to be on cable or leash.
Then in July we went to Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana
When Dad watches the bicyle races, while I get some shut
Adamson reunion inWaynesburg, PA. 2005
Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Henry Co., IN 2005
Life is tough, especially when it hot out.
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